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The last of the big-name shows culminated last night after six days in Milan, with today’s events devoted to little-known up-and-coming Italian designers. Today marks the start of the most fashion-y fashion week of all: Paris! We’re summing up Milan with Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, Prada, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, and Giorgio Armani, after the jump… … READ MORE »


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To be honest, Milan Fashion Week — which just wrapped up this week — isn’t really my favorite. The designers that show out of Milan tend to be older, stodgier and less young and fun than their London and New York counterparts, yet lack the romance and refinement of the Paris shows. Considering Milan’s position… READ MORE »


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This season, Anna Wintour decided to cut her trip to Milan for Fashion Week short, which angered designers hoping to seat the editor at their shows. In retaliation, these protesters, clad in signature Wintour bob wigs and sunglasses, and T-shirts announcing, “I will only stay for 3 days,” took to the streets. Oooh, snap! Betcha… READ MORE »


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While designers in New York and London were sculpting elaborate hairdos this year at Fashion Week, Marni went the opposite route by covering it all up—just goes to show you that you that sometimes revealing less is sexier. At the designer’s summer 2010 runway show in Milan, models sported bright, printed headscarves and chunky jewelry,… READ MORE »


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Milan Fashion Week is finishing up, and then it’s off to gay Paree. If you were suffering from fashion fatigue this week, here’s a cheat sheet to what the critics had to say:

NYT fashion scribe Cathy Horyn was none too pleased with Milan’s presenters, singling out Dolce & Gabbana for “cafe curtain lace” READ MORE »


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Mila Schon’s bedazzled tights remind us of our ice skating-obsessed years…in a good way. [Milan, 9/29/09] … READ MORE »


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Just kidding. We wouldn’t wear this for such an occasion. It’s more like a at-a-birthday-party-for-your-grandma kind of outfit. So appropriate! [Milan, 9/28/09] … READ MORE »


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WWD revealed on Friday that Dsquared2 has created the wardrobe for Britney Spears’ Circus tour, which kicks off tomorrow in New Orleans. The label, which is designed by Canadian brothers Dan and Dean Caten, has been associated with tabloid queens before (Jessica Simpson, Fergie, Rihanna), and their Fall 2009 collection seems to reflect the starlets… READ MORE »


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As much as we love fashion, we also think it’s kind of ridiculous how seriously some people take a bunch of clothes and shoes. That’s why we love Bruno more. Bruno is one of Sacha Baron Cohen’s most famous characters, after Ali G and Borat, of course. The actor/comedian is in the midst… READ MORE »


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Model Jessica Stam shows off a hairstyle that appears to be the result of a very windy day. [Fendi fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/25/2008] … READ MORE »


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Fast forward to 1:44 to view a horrible model fall, which hopefully didn’t result in a sprained ankle. Designer Miuccia Prada says the heels won’t be as high when they get to stores next spring. Keep reading to see the offending shoes… … READ MORE »


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Parts of this outfit I think I could pull off: chunky necklace, red belt, striped skirt. Parts of this outfit I do not think I could pull off: super-cropped top, green see-through overlay. [Marni fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/24/2008] … READ MORE »


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Which celeb will be daring enough to attend a red-carpet event in this black dress featuring cut-outs and what looks like horse hair fringe? We’re putting our money on Christina Ricci. [Jil Sander fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/23/2008] … READ MORE »


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Apparently butterflies are the “in” insect for Spring ’09. [Emporio Armani fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/21/2008] … READ MORE »


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This week, designers in Milan are showing their collections for fall/winter 2008 (basically, what we’ll be wearing once summer is over. It seems so far away, doesn’t it?). Milan Fashion Week is a time for experimentation and creation, so we’ve selected eight looks from eight designers and want to hear whether you would wear them. READ MORE »